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Cameroon sentences RFI journalist to 10 years in prison

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:20:14 GMT2017-04-24T20:20:14Z

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) -- A Cameroon military court has sentenced a correspondent of Radio France International's Hausa service to 10 years in jail after convicting him of non-denunciation of acts of terrorism and laundering proceeds of terrorist acts....



Nigeria shows off new air assets for Boko Haram fight

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:21:56 GMT2017-04-24T18:21:56Z

MAKURDI, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's air force has shown off new assets it says will be used to combat the Boko Haram insurgency in its north and oil militants in its south....



Angola plans Aug. 23 vote, signaling end to dos Santos rule

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:32:23 GMT2017-04-24T14:32:23Z

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A report says Angola has set its presidential election for Aug. 23....



2 suspects dead after author, conservationist shot in Kenya

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:23:43 GMT2017-04-24T12:23:43Z

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Two suspects were killed by security agencies after the shooting of Italian-born author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann, Kenya's Internal Security Minister Joseph Nkaissery said Monday....



South African man pleads not guilty in family ax murder

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:16:37 GMT2017-04-24T11:16:37Z

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A South African man accused of murdering three members of his family with an ax pleaded not guilty on Monday, saying he fought with a laughing attacker during the slaughter at their upscale home....



South African man pleads not guilty in family axe murder

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:50:17 GMT2017-04-24T09:50:17Z

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A South African man accused of murdering three members of his family with an axe has pleaded not guilty....



US officials say pirates have returned to waters off Somalia

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:40:15 GMT2017-04-23T18:40:15Z

DJIBOUTI (AP) -- Pirates have returned to the waters off Somalia, but the spike in attacks on commercial shipping does not yet constitute a trend, senior U.S. officials said Sunday....